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OPSEU Community Health Care Professionals

Parry Sound – A group of personal support workers (PSWs) with the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) in Parry Sound all received permanent layoff notices this Wednesday, when the VON announced it is ending its contract to provide home care services in the region. The contract will likely be handed over to CarePartners, a for-profit...

Open letter to the Honourable Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

On April 4, concerned members of OPSEU Local 320 in Parry Sound and area sent the following open letter to Eric Hoskins, Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.  via email and post The Honourable Eric Hoskins, Minister Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care 10th Floor, Hepburn Block 80 Grosvenor Street Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C4 Dear...

Parry Sound – Home care patients in Parry Sound and area face cuts to care if the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) goes ahead with plans to change working conditions for personal support workers (PSWs), the Ontario Public Service Employees Union says. “The VON is demanding that PSWs alter their collective agreement in a way...